Engaging New Audiences in Peacebuilding

Grounded in USIP’s original mandate from Congress, Public Education at USIP serves the American people, providing resources and initiatives for K-12 students and educators, as well as others interested in learning about and working for peace. In this section, you will find resources on core concepts in conflict management, and initiatives that bring peacebuilding to life.

Learn more about Public Education's work at USIP with this fact sheet

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For Students

USIP works with young people so that they understand how conflicts are resolved, peace is achieved and how they can make a difference. In this section, find resources for young peacebuilders, information on contests for students, materials to start a Peace Club and more.

For Educators

USIP offers a range of resources to help educators bring peacebuilding concepts and skills to life in their classrooms, including classroom resources such as the Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators, professional development opportunities, and information on USIP’s Peace Teachers Program.

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Other Public Education Activities

From onsite educational programs at USIP’s iconic headquarters to the annual Peace Day Challenge, USIP offers ways for individuals and groups to learn about and get involved in building peace.